Hormones

Hormones

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Irisin and its 9 benefits on Health and Body composition

Until now, you may have never heard of the hormone called Irisin.  I only learned about it a few months ago and it has some truly interesting benefits on metabolism and body composition.   General facts: Irisin is a hormone derived from a cell membrane protein called FNDC5. During muscle contraction FNDC5 gets cleaved.  The cleaved …

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7 Proven Ways to Increase Testosterone Levels Naturally

The Current State of Man Today, men are fatter, have less muscle, and have lower levels of testosterone than ever.  In fact, testosterone levels in men have been dropping on average of 1% each year since the 1980s according to the Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism.   Being soft, fat, and having low energy is …

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Growth Hormone (HGH): How to Increase Levels Naturally

Human Growth hormone is another hormone that is vital for body composition and physical condition. It’s a complex protein produced by the pituitary gland and secreted into the bloodstream.  When it reaches your liver, it is metabolized into Insulin Growth Factor 1 (IGF-1). Human growth, also known as “The Fitness Hormone,” increases protein synthesis, lean …

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